Places to Visit
The Galphay Inn
Gillian & Chris welcome you to the Galphay Inn, come and try their hand pulled beers and home cooked food.
Galphay Inn Website
Studley Royal and Fountains Abbey
Studley Royal Park including the ruins of Fountains Abbey is a designated World Heritage Site in North Yorkshire, England. The site, which has an area of 323 hectares (800 acres) features an 18th-century landscaped garden, some of the largest Cistercian ruins in Europe, a Jacobean mansion and a Victorian church designed by William Burges.
Fountains Abbey Website
Ripon Cathedral has a history stretching back almost fourteen centuries. The Cathedral is fully accessible, with the exception of the Crypt and the Library. Wheelchairs are available for the use of visitors.
Ripon Cathedral Website
Explore Brimham Rocks, and have a great day out at nature’s playground. This amazing collection of weird and wonderful rock formations makes a great day out for families, climbers and those wanting to enjoy the simple pleasures of fresh air and magnificent views over Nidderdale.
Brimham Rocks Website
Newby Hall & Gardens
Newby Hall is home to a wonderful collection of Chippendale furniture, Gobelins tapestries and classical statuary. With 25 acres of award winning gardens including one of Europe’s largest double herbaceous borders, an enchanting woodland walk and a miniature railway, younger visitors will also enjoy the exciting adventure gardens.
Newby Hall Website
Ripon has hosted some of the most exciting, prestigious and enjoyable racing in the country for more than 300 years. It never fails to impress year on year with its outstanding back drop and exciting atmosphere. Always challenging itself to improve and build on spectator experience
Ripon Races Website
Lightwater Valley Theme Park
Escape to Lightwater Valley and discover the excitement of a day bursting with thrills, chills and adventure
Lightwater Valley Website
Hackfall appears today to be a natural wood, a “beautiful wilderness” to quote one of the 19th century writers who thought Hackfall wood one of the most beautiful places in the country. In fact it is very much a landscape moulded by man.
Hackfall Wood Website